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Alerts

Just a friendly reminder that there is no Zoo Boo on October 31. Have a safe and happy Halloween!

With the time change, we will shift to winter hours. Starting Sunday, November 2, The Houston Zoo will close at 6 p.m., last entry at 5 p.m.

On Friday, November 7, the Zoo will close early for Feast With the Beasts. Last entry at 2 p.m., closing at 3 p.m.

The following areas will be closing early for private events:
Jaguars – Saturday, November 1 – 5:30 p.m.

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Members First Saturday / Member Morning

Point, Click, Zoo!

Red Panda SOS

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Red Panda SOS

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Free Admission in the Afternoon

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Wild Wheels

Natural Encounters and Reptiles Closing Early at 4:30 p.m.

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Kipp Aquarium and Natural Encounters Closing at 4:30 p.m.

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Jaguar Exhibit and Reptile Building Closing at 4:30 p.m.

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Kipp Aquarium Closing Early at 4:30 p.m.

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Kipp Aquarium Closing Early at 4:00 p.m.

Natural Encounters Closing Early at 4:30 p.m.

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League City Chili's Clouded Leopard Conservation Night

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Zoo Closing Early on Christmas Eve

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Today's Shows, Feedings, and Meet the Keeper Talks
TIMES ARE UPDATED EVERY MORNING

Today’s Meet the Keeper Talks & Grounds Programming:
Friday October 31, 2014
10:00 Elephant Bath at the Elephant Barn
10:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at the Anaconda in the Reptile House
10:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at the Bug House in the Children’s Zoo
11:00 Meet the Keeper Talk at Hoofstock
11:00 Giraffe Feeding Platform in African Forest (Dependent on Weather/Giraffes)
11:00 Story Safari at the Butterfly Stage in the Children’s Zoo
11:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at Tiger window
12:00 Zooper Challenge at the Butterfly Stage in the Children’s Zoo
12:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at Chimpanzees in African Forest
1:00 Meet the Keeper Talk on the Bats at Natural Encounters
1:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at Sea Lions
1:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at Elephants
1:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at Giraffes in African Forest
2:00 Nature Talks at the Butterfly Stage in the Children’s Zoo
2:00 Giraffe Feeding Platform in African Forest (Dependent on Weather/Giraffes)
2:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at the Fox exhibit in the Children’s Zoo
2:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at Birds of the World
3:00 Meet the Keeper Talk at the Bug House in the Children’s Zoo
3:00 Meet the Keeper Talk at the Mongoose exhibit in the Children’s Zoo
3:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at Howler monkeys in Wortham World of Primates
4:00 Meerkat keeper chat at the Meerkat yard